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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
The first release in our Moveable Yeast series, Weedwacker is the result of our pitching Lawnmower wort (wort is the unfermented beer) with Bavarian Hefeweizen yeast. Weedwacker will be available draft only. This is a study in how different yeasts have different effects on beers. Note: As the base beer for this beer is a Kolsch, this beer will remain in the Kolsch style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (9563) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 20, 2012
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dagan’s place. Thanks beerandbeyond. As "Saint Arnold Centenni*ale Blonde Ale". Hazy yellow-ish golden color. Yeasty aroma with lots of fruity esters. Sweetish fruity flavor with light spiciness. Light-medium-bodied. A Kolsch?! Really?!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheThird (8) - Texas, USA - JAN 4, 2012 does not count
This beer has a Old Milwaukee appearance, yet it has some hints of Belgian Ale taste. I am not sure I could drink it all day but it might work in a pinch

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dfinney23 (2529) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 27, 2011
Lawnmower isn’t my favorite Kolsch but I still like it better than this (apparently successful, based on its expanded availability) experiment. I’m not a purist who thinks a certain style need always be done the traditional way but in this case I find the Hefe yeast distracting from the crisp Kolsch base.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Terminus (3446) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 17, 2011
bottle-pours lightly hazy dark yellow with a small fizzy white head. nose is yeasty banana and lite grains. has a spice to it as well, which makes it a bit more nice. flavors are banana up front, with some medicinal notes followed by a litely grainy finish with lingering banana. However, this is not a hefe, its both kolsch and hefe half and half in my taste. however, since this is listed as a kolsch, i think its pretty cool. if this were a hefe, i would think its terrible. a very quafible beer even on a colder day. however, this would be amazing on a hot texas day! I hope its still around by then.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerCast_Rich (1906) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 6, 2011
[355ml bottle courtesy of cgarvieuk] Clear, lemon yellow pour. Big white head. Yeasty, slightly Belgian aroma. Saison-esque flavours of yeasty lemon – but also some sweet butter in there. Ends quite abruptly, and a bit spicy. You can definitely detect the Hefe yeast. Sampled alongside the Lawnmower – to be honest I preferred that to this [03122011]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (19005) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 3, 2011
Bottle at home (along side fancy lawnmower)... thanks to seth ... pale yellow ... thin white head ... soft yeasty lemon hop nose ...sweet yeasty lemon ... much better ... still a little lagery

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 3, 2011
In bottle next to the Lawnmower. I much prefer this beer. Pours a pale straw colour with a decent white head. Aroma of popcorn, biscuity malt, lemon, grass and yeast. Similar flavours with a chewy mouth-feel. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tabednar (139) - - NOV 11, 2011
11.11.2011 - Houston, TX Bottle Sour, hoppy taste more similar to an IPA. Very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR (7914) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 10, 2011
On tap at the brewery, pleasantly surprised by this beer. Hazy golden hue with a small white head. Aromas are grassy, grainy and estery with noticeable 4vg clove notes. Flavors are spicy, clove, black peppery, light esters. Dry grainy notes. Lively bubbles, light bodied, dry. Really nice and dry which aides quaffability. Really easy drinking, tasty stuff!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT2 (9411) - Oceanside, California, USA - OCT 17, 2011
355mL thanks to blutt59. Pours a hazy straw to gold looking with witbier with a larger, bright white head. Good retention and big rings of lace. Nose is estery and mild banana- pretty hefeweizen yeast forward. Pretty intense butter in the nose. Taste is big carbonation, mild soap, decent butter heftiness, fresh dough. Not bad...a little buttery.

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